BASEBALL

ST. GABRIEL T-BALL/COACHES PITCH/KIDS PITCH LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 19, Community Center, St. Gabriel. T- Ball/Coaches Pitch, boys & girls 4-6, fee $100/team. Kids Pitch, boys 9-14, fee $150/team. Call St. Gabriel Rec (225) 642-2505.

LEGENDZ FUTURE STARS 6-UNDER T-BALL TOURNAMENT: April 20-21, Zachary Youth Park, Zachary. Fee $150. Gordon Lipscomb (225) 921-2848. email: Info@legendzsportsacademy.org.

MLB PITCH, HIT & RUN: 2 p.m. April 20, Community Center, St. Gabriel. Boys & girls ages 7-14 divisions. No fee. Winners advance to sectionals. St. Gabriel Rec (225) 642-2505.

LEWIS YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-11. Fee $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.

MANSHIP YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10 for June 3-Aug. 10 league, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-11. Fee $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

PENNINGTON YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 17, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-12 for June 3-July 27 league. Fees $40 members, $85 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

BASKETBALL

LUNCH BUNCH: Noon, Tuesdays/Thursdays, Istrouma Baptist gym, Baton Rouge. No fee.

SECOND ANNUAL HUSTLE & HEART TOURNAMENT: April 26-28, multiple sites, Baton Rouge. Boys & girls 10-under through 17-under divisions. Fee $75. Entry deadline April 22. Call Bridget Littleton (225) 229-6217.

NORTHSHORE TITAN LP ALL TOURNAMENTS: April 27, Mandeville, $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Entry deadline 6 p.m. April 21. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

AAU TOURNAMENT: May 4, Family Life Center, Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway, Baton Rouge. Boys ages 9-10 & 11-12 divisions. Fee $125/team, 2-game guarantee. Deadline April 19. Tommy Mack (225) 936-9598 or Henry Grimes Jr. (225) 774-9100.

NORTHSHORE TITAN LP ALL TOURNAMENT: May 4, grades 8-11, Mandeville; grades 4-7, Denham Springs, $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Entry deadline 6 p.m. April 28. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

LEWIS YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10, A.C. Lewis YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Lewis YMCA (225) 924-3606.

MANSHIP YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 10 for June 3-Aug. 10 league, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17. Fee $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Greg Wroblewski (225) 767-9622. Email: gwroblewski@ymcabr.org.

LA. BAYOU FLAMES BEST BALLERS CLASSIC: May 10-11, Baton Rouge. Boys 4th through 11th grades. Fee $175. 3-game mininum. Entry deadline May 7. Call Joe Randall (225) 931-4973. Email: joecrand@msn.com.

NORTHSHORE TITAN LP ALL TOURNAMENT: May 11, grades 8-11, Denham Springs; grades 4-7, Mandeville, $84/2 games, $114/3 games. Entry deadline 6 p.m. May 5. Call Mike Picou (225) 933-4084 or Tammy Laborde (225) 603-8796.

PENNINGTON YMCA SUMMER YOUTH LEAGUE REGISTRATION: Through May 17, Pennington YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 3-17 for June 3-July 27 league. Fees $50 members, $95 nonmembers. Call Steve Ryan (225) 272-9622. Email: sryan@ymcabr.org.

LADY WARRIORS AAU GIRLS CLASSIC: May 18-19, Family Christian Academy, 8919 World Ministry Ave., Baton Rouge. Girls 4th through 11th grades. Fee $60/game, 2-game minimum. Deadline May 12. April Scott (225) 315-2084. apsco#1980@gmail.com.

CYCLING

FOURTH ANNUAL RED BUG HILL CHALLENGE: 8 a.m. May 5, St. Francisville. 60-, 40-, 20- & 5-mile rides. Fees $20-$30, $40 ride day. Benefits Spina Bifida. Mike Rourke (225) 937-5800. http://www.redbughill.com.

FITNESS

ROCK WALL & ZIP LINE: 10 a.m.-noon April 20 & May 4, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Ages 5 & older. Fees $5 members, $10 nonmembers. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

GOLF

THE OAKS AT SHERWOOD SENIOR GOLD TOURNAMENT SERIES: 8 a.m. April 17 (every Wednesday), the Oaks At Sherwood, Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Baton Rouge. Ages 50-64 (white tees), 65-older (senior tees). Fee $20 includes cart, range balls, low net/low gross prizes. Billy Martin (225) 272-1141.

WOMEN’S SPRING FLING: April 17, Oak Knoll CC, Hammond. 2-player teams. Best Ball format (max 8-stroke diffential between partners). Fee $65/player (includes breakfast, luncheon). Long-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Field limited to four flights. Call OKCC (985) 345-2387.

SECOND ANNUAL LSU DINING COMPASS IN THE COMMUNITY TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m. shotgun start, April 19, Santa Maria GC, Baton Rouge. 4-player scramble. Fee $60/player, includes lunch, silent auction. Closest-to-pin, Long- & shortest drive contests. Benefits LSU General Scholarship Fund. Call Eddie Guidry (225)445-2032. Email: eguidry@lsu.edu.

BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION CHANCELLOR’S SIGNATURE TOURNAMENT: 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, April 26, Copper Mill GC, Zachary. 7 a.m. registration. 4-player teams. Fee $200/team, includes lunch. Sponsorships levels available. Call Georgia Scobee (225) 216-8608. Email: scobeeg@mybrcc.edu.

LGA CLUB TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP: April 27-28, OakWing GC, Alexandria. 6-player teams (club pro/5-6 club members) from LGA member clubs. Four-Ball first round; Individual stroke play second round. Fee $200. Deadline April 16. http://www.LGAgolf.org.

HARRIS MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT: 2 p.m. shotgun start, April 28, Greystone CC, Denham Springs. 4-player teams. Fee $500/team, $125/individuals. Field limited to 36 teams. Sponsorships available. Call Stephen Taylor (225) 931-7523.

CAPITOL CITY CLASSIC: Noon April 29, Carter Plantation, Springfield. 4-player teams. Fee $175/player. Long drive & closest-to-pin contests. Sponsorships available. Sponsored by Greater Baton Chapter/La. Restaurant Assn. Entry deadline April 22. Call Courtney Waguespack (225) 328-2163. Email: cwaguespack@lra.org.

ANGOLA PRISON MUSEUM TOURNAMENT AT THE PENITENTIARY: 8 a.m. & 1 p.m. tee times, May 3, Prison View GC, Angola. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player includes breakfast, lunch & prison tour. Hole-in-one, long-drive, closest-to-pin & putting contests. Deadline April 29. Angola Foundation (225) 655-2592/(225) 655-2011. Online registration: http://www.angolamuseum.org.

15TH ANNUAL WALTER BANKS SR. KAPPA CLASSIC: 1 p.m. shotgun start, May 4, Cooper Mill GC, Zachary. 4-player scramble. Fee $100/player. Long-drive & closest-to-pin contests. Sponsorships available. Benefits Baton Rouge Kappa Leadership & Service Foundation. Call Kenneth Wright (225) 907-7983. Email: kwright58@cox.net.

14TH ANNUAL KINESIOLOGY CLASSIC: 8 a.m. shotgun start, May 4, LSU Golf Course. 7 a.m. registration. 4-player scramble. Fee $75/player includes breakfast, lunch. Entry deadline April 29. Benefits LSU School of Kinesiology scholarship fund. Email Roy Hill: rhill@lsu.edu. Website registration: http://www.lsu.edu/kinesiology.

THIRD ANNUAL CARTER PLANTATION COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION TOURNAMENT: 1 p.m., May 6, Carter Plantation GC, Springfield. 4-player scramble. Fee $600/team. Field limited to 36 teams. Benefits Springfield Fire Dept. & Historic Carter House Society. Sponsorships available. Call John Loupe (225) 921-6005 or Maurice Welsh (985) 507-9104. Registration website: http://www.theplantationpoa.com.

LOUISIANA GOLF ASSOCIATION NET AMATEUR CHAMPIONHIP: May 18-19, The Bluffs CC, St. Francisville. Must be LGA member with USGA Handicap Index. Call LGA (337) 265-3938. Website: http://www.LGAgolf.org.

PICKLEBALL

BREC CEDAR RIDGE 45-OLDER LEAGUES: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays; 8:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 5-9 p.m. Sundays. 3 courts. Call Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905/(225) 751-2563.

BREC LOVETT ROAD 21-AND-OLDER LEAGUE: 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Lovett Road Park, Central. 2 courts. Charles Welsh (225) 261-3621.

BREC FORREST PARK: 6-8 p.m., Thursdays & 6-9 p.m., Fridays. 3 courts/all ages. Call Babe English (225) 753-9634.

BREC HIGHLAND ROAD PARK: 9 a.m.-noon, Fridays. 2 courts. Call (225) 767-4003.

BREC/YMCA HOWELL PLACE: 5-8 p.m., Sundays. 3 courts. Tom Burkhart (225) 752-5905.

RUNNING-WALKING

HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB: 6:15 p.m. April 16, Happy’s Irish Pub, Third Street. Fee $35 annual membership. Call Scott Higgins (225) 810-5124 or Michael Lang (225) 252-9621.

FIFTH ANNUAL FCA SPIKE SPANGLER RIVER ROAD RUN/WALK: 9 a.m. April 20, Train Station Park, Range Avenue at Railroad Avenue, Denham Springs. 5K run/walk & 1-mile fun walk. Fee $20, $25 race day. Benefits Southeastern Louisiana Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Bob Ingalls (225) 907-4067. Website: http://www.SeLaFCA.org.

ST. JOHN FESTIVAL DE LA PRAIRIE RUN: 8 a.m. April 27, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 15208 La. 73, Prairieville. 5K roadrace & 1-mile Fun Run (dogs welcome). Fee $15, $20 after April 18. Registration 7 a.m. race day. Tommy Foil (225) 907-3951.

HOT TO TROT: 8 a.m. April 27, Pelican Point Clubhouse, Gonzales. 5K & 1-mile runs. Fees $40/family, $20/16-older, $10/ages 3-15 (includes T-shirt, pancake breakfast). Benefits. 5th Ward Fire Department, Darrow. Call Julia Frank (225) 473-0004. Email: julia@pelicanpointgc-hoa.org.

18TH ANNUAL ST. THOMAS MORE EAGLE 5K: 8:30 a.m. May 4, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11441 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge. 5K road-race/walk & 1-mile fun run/walk. Fee $20, $25 after April 27. In conjunction with STM Festival. Race day registration, 8 a.m., STM Activity Center, Dartmoor Drive. Call Kevin Talbot (225) 293-3337 or STM office (225) 275-3940. Website entry: http://stmchurch.org.

RED BUG HILL CHALLENGE: 8 a.m. May 11, St. Francisville. 5K trail run & 1-mile fun run. Fees $20/trail run, $15/fun run, $25 & $20 race day. Benefits Spina Bifida. Call Mike Rourke (225) 937-5800. Website: http://www.redbughill.com.

LOUISIANA HEROES RUN: 7:30 a.m., May 18, downtown Baton Rouge. 8K roadrace & 1-mile walk. 8K fee $20, $25 after April 17, $30 race day. 1-mile $10. Benefits Operation Homefront Louisiana, resources for veterans. http://www.louisianaheroesrun.com.

SOFTBALL

ST. GABRIEL GIRLS LEAGUES REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 19, Community Center, St. Gabriel. Ages 9-14. Fee $125/team. Call St. Gabriel Rec (225) 642-2505.

FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

20TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA PATRIOTS EARLY BIRD TOURNAMENT: May 3-5, Oak Villa Park, Baton Rouge. USSSA World qualifier in 8-, 10-, 12-, 14-, 16- & 18-under age divisions. Fee $175 Pool play, then double elimination. Call Billy Stears (225) 776-3216/(225) 261-8395 or Shelli Sumrall (225) 614-6733.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

FRIDAY ONE-PITCH TOURNAMENT: April 19, McLin Fields/Gator Park, Satsuma. Men’s & Co-ed. Fee $90/team. 4-game guarantee. Ronnie McLin (225) 276-8237/(225) 686-2418.

HAITI HOUSE COED CHURCH TOURNAMENT: April 19-20, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Church co-d teams. Fee $125 (3-game guarantee). Field limited to 8 teams/2 pools. Funds to help Haiti missionary effort. Call ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118. website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports.

ISO MEN’S LEAGUE REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 28 for May 10-June 17 league, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Fee $400/team (10-game league). Limited to 12 teams. ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118. website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports.

MEN’S TOURNAMENT: April 29 & May 3-4, Istrouma Baptist, Baton Rouge. Fee $125/team (3-game guarantee, pool play, then eliminations). Field limited to 12 teams. Benefits Operation First Base/Baseball Dominican Mission trip. Deadline April 21. ML Woodruff (225) 295-0775, Ext. 118. Website: http://www.istrouma.org/sports.

SWIMMING

MINI-GROUP LESSONS/PRESCHOOL & YOUTH BEGINNER: Saturdays, April 20-May 11, Paula Manship YMCA, Baton Rouge. Fees $25 members, $45 nonmembers. Registration deadline April 17. Call Billie Babin (225) 767-9622. Email: bbabin@ymcabr.org.

Guidelines

The deadline for Fun & Fitness Calendar notices is 5 p.m. every Friday. Notices will be accepted four weeks in advance of the event. Submissions must be legibly handwritten or typed and must include activity/sport, date, time, site, entry fees, entry deadlines, the full name of contact person(s) and telephone numbers with area code. Only two contacts with telephone numbers/Email addresses will be published. Submit notices to: Fun & Fitness Calendar, Advocate Sports, P.O. Box 588, Baton Rouge LA 70821. FAX (225) 388-0318. Email: sports@theadvocate.com.